Northam proposes $60M for cyber as Virginia agencies deal with hacks
The outgoing governor introduced his budget days after a ransomware attack disrupted the state legislature.
Virginia becomes second state with consumer privacy act
The Consumer Data Protection Act is similar to California's data privacy law, though some say it should also give Virginians an individual right of enforcement.
Virginia announces $29M broadband expansion
Gov. Ralph Northam announced a new round of funding expected to connect nearly 12,000 households in western and northern counties.
Virginia launches first statewide contact tracing app using Apple-Google platform
The Covidwise app, which runs on the tech giants' Bluetooth-based API, is being made available to all Virginia residents, Gov. Ralph Northam said.
Virginia boosts funding for internet-connected public safety radio
A radio system that connects first responders across jurisdictions during emergencies has secured $6.5 million in new funding.
Rural Virginia gets a $14 million boost for new broadband
Gov. Ralph Northam has announced $4.9 million in state grants along with $9.2 million in matching funds.
Could facial recognition save Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam?
An expert on the technology says using facial recognition on a decades-old photo is a "long shot at best."
Virginia governor proposes $250 million universal broadband plan
Gov. Ralph Northam wants the entire state to have high-speed internet access within a decade, but his chief broadband adviser is hoping for something quicker.
Virginia creates new chief data officer position
Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation last week creating the new role, which will make Virginia the 19th state with a statewide data officer.